They’re claiming that links to Associated Press stories violate fair use: Tom Curley, The A.P.’s president and chief executive, said the company’s position was that even minimal use of a news article online required a licensing agreement with the news organization that produced it. In an interview, he specifically cited references that include a headline […]
Reader Brian is watching the press conference: For those unable to watch the press conference, this is completely amazing. Adam Rubin of the Daily News did most of the reporting on Bernazard and Minaya just said that Rubin has lobbied in the past for a job with the Mets in player development. So they have […]
Buried in a somewhat yawn-inducing story about SuperFed Jeff Novitsky’s quest to serve search warrants on every man, woman and child in the United States by 2016, is an interesting quote from the BALCO-riffic Victor Conte: “I don’t believe competitive athletes are using designer steroids now. They’re too easily detected – they have too many […]
No word on if he challenged the door to a fight: Mets VP for player development Tony Bernazard has been fired, multiple sources with ties to the organization confirmed to the Daily News. The move is expected to be made official at a press conference at Citi Field this afternoon. I can’t recall ever hearing […]
Hey, you and Tommy Lasorda? I hate Tommy Lasorda. No, it doesn’t have anything to do with baseball, but it can be filed generally under obsessions. Probably worth mentioning here that seeing Gail Stanwyk in minor roles in two of my other obsessions were among my entertainment highlights of the 1990s.
I think this was already more or less a certainty, but now it’s more and more a certainty: Bobby Valentine says he won’t be back with the Chiba Lotte Marines next season even as the Japanese team’s fans lobby management to keep him . . . In a statement on his Web site, Valentine says […]
A day on which saying that Rickey Henderson came off as humble is probably only the third most controversial thing I said: All hail Henderson! All do your best to accept Rice! Pete Rose and the Hall of Fame: wanna bet the over/under on the number of comments this post will bring? Wait, that’s what […]
Jason is about as objective as it comes in the Yankee blogosphere, so it comes as no surprise that his review of Yankee Stadium — following his first-ever visit there yesterday — is tough but fair. Many of the comments echo those heard in every city that has gotten a new park in the past […]
The trade deadline looms and a number of teams are coming to grips that 2009 is not to be their year.
Adam files another scouting report from the Sunshine State.
So according to Diamondmind and the computer simulation system put together by SG of the Replacement Level Yankee Weblog, what is the best team to lose the World Series?
Phillies 9, Cardinals 2: Trading for Matt Holliday is all Wellemeyer and good, but you gotta pitch too. Despite their new bauble, the Cards drop two of three to the Phils, and find themselves knocked out of first place because . . . Cubs 5, Reds 2: The Cubbies are on fire. I was a […]